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    Wheelchairs Requirements for designation of powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters for public transport and/or road-related area use

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  22-06-2018

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    This Technical Specification specifies current requirements for the designation of powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters for access to public transport consistent with the provisions of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (DSAPT), and/or footpaths and other road-related areas under Australian Road Rules (ARRs).

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    This Technical Specification specifies current requirements for the designation of electrically powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters for access to public transport (consistent with DSAPT), footpaths and/or other road-related areas under Australian Road Rules (ARRs). This Technical Specification specifies the requirements for the designation of labels (Blue or White).This Technical Specification applies to powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters.This Technical Specification does not apply to any public transport conveyances that require passengers to use an occupant restraint while travelling in a powered wheelchair, and/or tie down or anchorage points on powered wheelchairs.This Technical Specification does not apply to custom-made powered wheelchairs (built to a prescription for a single user as defined by the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations 2002). However, this Technical Specification may be applied to the power base design of custom-made powered wheelchairs constructed—(a) on the basis of a standardized design;(b) using structural members of common technical specification; or(c) with primarily dimensional variations between occupants.This Technical Specification does not apply to manual wheelchairs with add on power kits used for propulsion (including handrim-activated power-assist wheelchairs). This Technical Specification is not to be used to evaluate the accessibility of public transport conveyances or the built environment.

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    Committee ME-067
    Document Type Technical Specification
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    First published as SA TS 3695.3:2018. First published as SA TS 3695.3:2018.

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    AS 1428.5-2010 Design for access and mobility Communication for people who are deaf or hearing impaired
    AS 1428.1-2009 Design for access and mobility General requirements for access - New building work
    AS/NZS ISO 7176.22:2015 Wheelchairs Set-up procedures
    AS/NZS 3696.19:2009 Wheelchairs Wheeled mobility devices for use as seats in motor vehicles (ISO 7176-19:2008, MOD)
    AS/NZS 3696.2:2008 Wheelchairs Determination of dynamic stability of electric wheelchairs
    AS EN 12182:2015 Assistive products for persons with disability - General requirements and test methods
    AS/NZS ISO 7176.26:2011 Wheelchairs Vocabulary
    AS 1428.2-1992 Design for access and mobility Enhanced and additional requirements - Buildings and facilities (Reconfirmed 2015)
    AS/NZS 3695.2:2013 Wheelchairs Requirements and test methods for electrically powered wheelchairs (including mobility scooters)
    AS/NZS ISO 9999:2011 Assistive products for persons with disability - Classification and terminology
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